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Deputy Program Manager

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Location: Columbia, MD
Posted: 07/29/2020

  • Report directly to the program manager and assist in the controlling and scheduling of various programs/projects
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of programs/projects or subsystems of major programs/projects
  • Directs all phases of programs/projects from inception through completion. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes
  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract
  • Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customers to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance
  • Establishes milestones, create and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications
  • Directs the work of employees assigned to the program/project from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas
  • Development of the Program Management Plan, Integrated Schedule and Performance Measurement Baseline
  • Support monthly status reporting, scheduling, critical path analysis & reporting, internal and external reviews as well as supporting any proposal preparation
  • This position will work closely with the Business Manager, Program Manager and IPT leads but will also have interface with various levels of management and professionals in a variety of functional organizations
  • Subcontract Management - manage and ensure technical completeness, correctness, and compliance of the final product, and for cost and schedule performance of assigned projects 

Program Management & Scheduling:

  • Develop Program Management Plans to test maturity of Hardware and Software versions against internal and customer specifications
  • Requires expertise and pervious usage of MS Project and MS applications
  • Develop deliverable plans & procedures and manage schedule of deliverable equipment and act as single point of contact with customer


  • Must be a current US Citizen or US Resident
  • BS degree in Engineering and minimum of 2 years’ experience in program management
  • Ability to quickly learn skills from documentation and both self-administered and formal training courses
  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple tasks and projects, write technical specifications and operational and end user documentation
  • Ability to work independently and communicate progress/problems to appropriate personnel effectively
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively in a variety of roles with a wide variety of technical and non-technical management and staff as well as customer management and staff

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